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Accident: 73671.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall While Cutting Down Tree

Accident: 73671.015 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 01/05/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1018364.01501/06/2015Joel Ramirez
At approximately 2:45 pm. On January 5, 2015, an employee was performing arboricultural operation. He was cutting down a tree, making a notch on the top of the tree trunk with a chain saw. The employee accidentally cut his own positioning rope with the chain saw and fell 30 to the ground. He suffered head and neck trauma and was killed.
Keywords: tree, fall protection, fall, chain saw, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1018364.015 47 M Fatality Other

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